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The term "Backup" means the methods and processes involved to copy computer data (system data as well as application data) to media other than the ones where the data originally live (disk, tape, optical, cloud). "Restore" in turn means the methods and processes involved in data recovery, i. e., bringing back copied computer data to their original location. Backup/Restore primarily serves as a means of protection against data loss, be it due to disaster, corruption or sabotage. It can also be used for recovering data from an earlier point in time and even for cloning machines or applications. There is a wide variety of backup/restore software available, from expensive commercial products to free or open source tools.

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Hi everyone,
                        I have several tapes on my tsm library IBM3200 with the following status:

Volume status: Filling
Access: Unavailable
Number of Write Errors: 1


For example:

 Volume Name: DP0294L5
 Storage Pool Name: T_WINTEL_SERVERS
 Device Class Name: LTO_V5_HP
 Estimated Capacity: 2.7 T
 Pct Util: 86.1
 Volume Status: Filling
 Access: Unavailable
 Pct. Reclaimable Space: 1.8
Scratch Volume?: Yes
In Error State?: No
Number of Writable Sides: 1
Number of Times Mounted: 181
Number of Write Errors: 1



or

Volume Name: DP0298L5
Storage Pool Name: T_WINTEL_SERVERS
Device Class Name: LTO_V5_HP
Estimated Capacity: 2.7 T
Scaled Capacity Applied:
Pct Util: 0.0
Volume Status: Filling
Access: Read-Only

Pct. Reclaimable Space: 4.0
Scratch Volume?: Yes
In Error State?: Yes
Number of Writable Sides: 1
Number of Times Mounted: 10
Write Pass Number: 1
Approx. Date Last Written: 04/05/2018 11:14:26
Approx. Date Last Read: 04/05/2018 00:14:26
Date Became Pending:
Number of Write Errors: 1





Please what should i do to turn this tapes to a healthy status or scratch status?


thanks in advance.
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Dear Experts,

I have a ReadyNAS 2120 that backs up to another ReadyNAS 2120 that is off-site.  The ReadyNAS uses ReadyNAS Replicate to perform the backup.  The ReadyNAS Replicate makes you sign-on using a ReadyNAS Remote account, which I have.  The ReadyNAS Remote account users a username/password; moreover, there is an email address associated with this username.  All emails about the success/failure of the backup goes through this email address.  I have the ReadyNAS Remote account username/password and I can log into the ReadyNAS Replicate with no problem.  However, the employee with the email address is no longer with the company.  How do I change the email address under the ReadyNAS Remote account username so emails are sent to the proper employee.  I have checked the Netgear community forums and I have found that to change the email address, you have to go to the website remote.readynas.com.  However, remote.readynas.com no longer exists.  So, can anyone point me to the proper Netgear website so I change the email address associated with a ReadyNAS Remote account.  I know it has to be simple; I just can't seem to find out the proper website.

Thank you,
sla0610
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Hi everyone.

                        I need help with the following problem:

Today in the morning  i loaded 4 scratch tapes on my TS3200 IBM library.

VOLUME_NAME
-------------------------------------------------------
DP0192L5
DP0296L5
DP0363L5
GO1676L5

 SCRATCH_VOLUMES
----------------
               4


a couple of hours later and with no processes running  there is only one scratch left:

VOLUME_NAME
----------------------
DP0363L5

 SCRATCH_VOLUMES
----------------
               1
i ran the command  Q ACTLOG SEARCH= for each one of the scratch tapes and here is the ouput:


05/16/2018 14:51:34      ANR8302E I/O error on drive DRIVE2 (\\.\Tape1) with volume
                          DP0363L5 (OP=GETPOS, Error Number=21, CC=0, rc = 7, KEY=
                          02, ASC=04, ASCQ= 02, SENSE=70.00.02.00.00.00.00.58.00.0-
                          0.00.00.04.02.30.00.10.12.00.00, Description=An
                          undetermined error has occurred). Refer to the Tivoli
                          Storage Manager documentation on I/O error code
                          descriptions.   (SESSION: 732)
05/16/2018 14:51:34      ANR0514I Session 732 closed volume DP0363L5. (SESSION:
                          732)
05/16/2018 14:51:34      ANR8302E I/O error on drive DRIVE2 (\\.\Tape1) with volume
                          DP0363L5 (OP=REW, Error Number=21, CC=0, rc = 7, KEY= 02,
                          ASC=04, ASCQ= 02,
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Hi everyone,
                        i have several tapes outside the library and i need to know which one already expired in order to check them in as scratch. Is there any command available to know this?

Thanks in advance.
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I'm looking a open source solution with capability to create a image backup for my servers and workstations?

somebody can give me an advice which is good one in case exist?
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Is there any alternative to AOMEI OneKey Recovery that lets you make your own "factory" recovery partition on your computer when you have installed all the software you need, and then, when needed can restore the entire C-drive to from this partition by holding down the F11 key during boot. I am having problems installing AOMEI OneKey and am looking for an alternative. Thanks!
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I would like to check if data at rest encryption is turned on in my Isilon cluster.

From what I have read Isilon does it automatically with the use of SED (Self encrypting drives).

Is my understanding correct?

And how can I check if the drives on my system are self encrytping?

 

Also if we setup cloudpools then how can we make sure that data will be encrypted on the cloudpool side as well?
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We are thinking of using cloudpools to archive data to a third party provided storage service.

The third uses Isilon cluster on their side as well to provide storage for use with cloudpool.

I have read that if cloudpool is being used with another Isilon as the archive location then no cloudpool license is required. Following article says "The CloudPools license for using either another Isilon cluster or EMC ECS will be free to customers." :-

What’s New in Isilon OneFS 8.0 | GeekFluent

Also, one of the EMC documentation mentions the same thing.

 

But the third party vendor is saying we need the license and the config options for cloudpool are greyed out in our system.

Please advise if this is possible without the license requirement?
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We would like to place a password on the windows backup image.  We search for this option but to no avail.  Next best thing, imaging to encrypted drive.

We are purchasing en 4tb external drive for the sole purpose of doing an windows backup image and saving it in the drive, however, we want to save it in an encrypted drive that’s will be created on it.

We would like to know,
 - is there a way to protect or place a password to a Windows backup image?
 - whats consideration we should take if directly doing a backup image to an encrypted drive? (drive letter the windows backup image asks for).
 - do we image in the external drive then move it to the encrypted drive?
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Hi everyone,
                       iI have a serious issue: All my tapes in my tsm 6.4 are on filling status and unavailable/readonly access. Even if i label several fresh scratch tapes , after a couple of minutes the tapes goes from scratch to filling status and no scratch are available to reclaim, migration , move data,

Please can you help me with this?

Thanks in advance,
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Hi everyone:
 Since i have important information to keep , please can anyone give me the  step by step about How to make a one time backup on TSM with 2 years retention on tapes  to send offsite?

Thanks in advance.
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We are looking to set up a point to point vpn with sonicwall on our end and watchguard on the clients end. We'll be using that to set up crashplan backup on virtual machines. Two questions.
1. Is it pretty straightforward to set up the point-to-point between sonicwall and watchguard?
2. Once that is established, would we need a backup device for each VM (say we have 3) or would backing them up to one device with designated partitions work ok?
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/Hi,
Just a general question. Trying to understand the schedule of windows azure backup
i got a windows azure backup running.
2 backup schedule time :
10 pm monday, tues,wed,thurs,fri, every 1 week(s)
3 am everyday every 1 week(s)

what does this mean exactly ?
does the first schedule run all 5 days on every week ?
does the second scheudle run all 7 days on every week ? what does that 1 infront of week and why "s" in brakcets for week(s) ??
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We run two backup jobs Full and incremental rotating the media device between 2x(external USB drive) weekly.
A full backup is scheduled every Friday when the USB drive is rotated and incrementals the rest of the week.
The retention period on both jobs are set to 7 days so a weekly backup consists of 1 full backup job (Fri) and 6 incrementals (Saturday-Thursday).
Overwrite protection level is set to - None.
Data management is set to - Allow backup Exec to delete all expired backup sets.

The issue we are having is when the media device is full it's not automatically deleting the expired backup sets. Please see Uploaded files for further detail.

BackupSets1.PNG shows all backup sets on device 2, when checking backup dependancies for the full snapshot of C: on the 13/04/2018 it includes all sets listed in BackupSets2.PNG.

BackupSets2.PNG shows all dependant sets which includes my latest incremental jobs/sets dated 02/05/2018 and 03/05/2018 on device 1 which have a further 7 days until expiry.

Why would the latest incremental backups dated 02/05/2018 and 03/05/2018  on device 1 be part of the dependant backup set for my full backup dated 13/04/2018 on device 2?


Backup Application Specification and Job details
Backup Exec 16 version 16

Full Backup
Schedule: Every Friday
Retention Policy: 7 days
Selection List      :
Local C:/
System State
EFI System Partition
Media retention: 1 Week

Incremental Backup
Schedule: Saturday - Thursday
Retention Policy      7 …
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Hyper-V server with two Windows 2016 VMs.
BackupAssist on the Hyper-V manager and attempting to perform a System Protection backup to a LAN connected NAS drive.
The Hyper-V Manager is in a Workgroup. The two VMs are in a domain - VM#1 is the PDC01 and VM#2 is DB01 (SQL Server).
When I run the backup for PDC01 I get error "The backup of volume (EFI System Partition) (100.00 MB) could not be completed."
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Hi

We have recently configured a 3 Node Windows Failover Cluster leveraging Storage Spaces Direct as the shared storage solution. Once the storage pool was built there was a number of network changes to the switches that the cluster sits on. This has caused a number of blips and has caused out Storage Pool to become corrupt.

We are currently trying to delete the Pool to then create a fresh pool however are encountering a number of issues. Whilst we can see the pool sat within Server Manager, any command that is ran against it is stalling/taking far too long to complete that it eventually fails. We have configured the pool so it is NOT read only.

As it stands we have a corrupt pool that we can't seem to delete or mount.

What is the best course of action? There is no data within this pool, so if we need to comepletely destroy the pool then I am happy to, to be abe to re-create it.

Is there a command that will force a removal of a corrupt pool regardless of state?

Thanks

Rich
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What is the Max folder size on a Mac High Sierra?

I have about 580 MB of images in the same folder, and noticed when I scroll through them in Finder, I sometimes see the selected image file skip over to the bottom file in the folder.

It really throws me when I am looking for a certain file.

Is this too much capacity for a single folder?

Or, might there be a bad file causing some other type of error?

Thank.
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OK Guys, a question about a topic i have no to none experience in...

i bought a second hand HP Storageworks MSL6000

this has 2 LTO 3 drives inside.

the vendor told me he connected the MSL6000 over IP to a windows system.

i see on the back a Fiber Connection and a Network Connection.

any idea how to get this working? i have a windows server 2016 running with Veeam BR installed and working.

i need to connect the MSL 6000 into windows so that Veeam van use this.

how to start?
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I have a cheap Windows 10 tablet which I want to run Linux on. How do I backup the license and operating system of a tablet which came with Windows preinstalled? This is one of those small cheap tablets which got the special windows oem licensing. I'm afraid that if I restore it without proper recovery then the license will break. Is Microsoft's backup and restore feature enough? Do I need system recovery? Do I use a third party option? There isn't much storage on the tablet so I would have to backup to an external USB or network location. I don't have the device in front of me but it's an older 8" NuVision tablet I bought when it was on sale online in the Microsoft store.

To clarify, I don't care about any of the data on the device other than the OS and license.
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I have two HP 1.2TB SSD drives connected to a Smart Array P420i. The performance is not good, slower than my SAS HDD. The two SSD drives were configured RAID 0, which gives me 2.4TB on a single Logical drive. I am not sure if the SSD drives are defective or something is not right with the P420i.

I have used several testing tools to compare the speed of these SSD drive on this RAID controller card, but the best test was to transfer a 88GB file between two partitions on the same logical drive, and the speed was 155MB/s.

Latest RAID controller firmware, version 8.32, is installed. Latest Windows driver version for this card is also installed.

Here are a few tests I ran, which seem to indicate a fast transfer rate, but in reality when I transfer a file from one partition to the other on the same SSD logical drive, I get 155-170MB/s.

Test with CrystalDiskMark on Partition D
Test with ATTO Disk Benchmark on Partion D with 512KB total length
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Dear all,

I have bought a second hand HP Z workstation. The PC comes with two hard drives "SSD 60GB & 1TB HDD".

I am wondering if I can install the Vault on the HDD drive or not.

My second question is can I install the vault on a drive and install its libraries on another drive because I am planning to install Acronis to backup the library in case something happen to the drive.
What is the best way to backup the libraries please.



Thank you in advance expert.
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Hi,

Yesterday I unlinked OneDrive Personal to link up my OneDrive Business. I normally don't use OneDrive Personal but when my new computer was setup my personal account was linked (desktop, docs and pics). It synced alle my files and said it was full, I continued work on it since I thought it was stored locally on the computer.

I did a lot of work on a file stored at my desktop, which I saved multiple times during last week. Yesterday I unlinked the OneDrive Personal and linked up OneDrive for Business. Today I was going to edit the file again, everything was lost and it shows only the content of the file at the beginning (before edit started)

How can this be? Somebody else heard of this, found a solution?
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Dear Experts:

We procured EMC storage Vnxe3200 of capacity 15TB with 600GB *25 in the year Jan-2016 and support going to expire on 31-01-2019,  please let me know is it recommend to renew the support subscription as it is expensive I think, May I know how much may this cost, please suggest.
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The term "Backup" means the methods and processes involved to copy computer data (system data as well as application data) to media other than the ones where the data originally live (disk, tape, optical, cloud). "Restore" in turn means the methods and processes involved in data recovery, i. e., bringing back copied computer data to their original location. Backup/Restore primarily serves as a means of protection against data loss, be it due to disaster, corruption or sabotage. It can also be used for recovering data from an earlier point in time and even for cloning machines or applications. There is a wide variety of backup/restore software available, from expensive commercial products to free or open source tools.